An Unequal Division of Labor

Introduction and summary Many, if not most, workers experience times in their lives when their responsibilities at work conflict with their responsibilities at home. This is a problem that is felt acutely by all workers who have caregiving responsibilities at home—whether they are caring for…

Blueprint for the 21st Century

See also: “Making a Commitment to America’s Workers: An Overview of CAP’s Blueprint for the 21st Century” Introduction and summary The United States faces a widening chasm in outlook and opportunity. While the wealthiest Americans have captured the lion’s share of returns in the economy,…

Trump Is Making Child Labor Great Again

The Trump administration wants to roll back decades-old protections for America’s youngest workers by allowing teens to toil for longer hours under some of the nation’s most hazardous workplace conditions, a new report said Tuesday. The Department of Labor will propose relaxing current rules—known as…

The University of California workers strike just got even bigger

The University of California workers’ strike is expected to grow even larger on Tuesday. Two groups will join striking hospital workers, which include nurse aides, lab technicians, and custodians, in solidarity this week. More than 20,000 members of the University of California’s largest employee union…